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Beth Yaakov Synagogue, Geneva

Beth Yaakov Synagogue - Geneva, Switzerland
Beth Yaakov Synagogue
Place de la Synagogue, Geneva, Switzerland 1204Map
+41 22 311 4815
Neighborhood: Plainpalais
Overview

This beautiful old synagogue was built in 1859 when the Genevan government finally allowed minorities to build religious buildings within the city walls. Beth Yaakov or La Grande Synagogue, as it is popularly called, has been listed as a historical monument and was recently renovated according to its original design. Its style is Byzantine, it has a large dome and its facade is striped pale orange and white. Services are held according to Ashkenazi rituals.

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